Upper Intermediate level
To provide clarification on -ever words
To provide detailed listening practice using a text about choosing art for hospitals in the context of art
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
T projects picture of Curator lady on the WB. In pairs SS quickly discuss 1. any pictures or photos they may have on their walls at home. 2. which picture has the greatest personal value 3. Which do they like most and least. Why?
- T gives handout 1 to SS and plays audio about art consultant and curator (ICQ-Listen, then write answers...What are we doing?) - SS write answers. - SS listen to audio again and check answers in pairs. - Ss share answers with whole class.
-T passes around Handout 2 - In pairs SS read 2 questions and discuss their ideas on the subject. -T picks two Ss to share one answer each with the WC
-T asks Ss to all get up and quickly regroup in three's or four's while music is being played. -T asks Ss to identify the name of the song played. (Shakira, "Whenever, Wherever") 20 secs played again if necessary so they can identify the words. - T asks SS when 'whenever' or 'wherever' are used. - T asks SS to discuss with their groups what other similar words exist ending with -ever. -T then asks one person from each group to write them on the WB. -T clarifies the meaning of Whoever, Whatever, Whenever, Wherever and However on the WB.
- T gives SS Handout 3 and are told they will first work alone to match the sentences with the correct answer. (4 mins) - SS then listen to audio recording and check their answers in their group. (2 mins) - T writes corresponding answers on the WB: 1. b, 2. f, 3. d, 4. c, 5. a, 6. e - T gives Handout 4 for SS to gap-fill sentences with correct -ever words for famous quotes. (4 mins) - T asks SS to read one sentence each with the answers.
SS gap-fill Handout 5. SS check answers with group and answers are shared with WC.
SS are handed out phrases. They get up and mingle say their phrase out-loud to a random peer i.e. I need to get fit quickly! Which sport should I take up? The other SS has to answer with the correct answer, Whatever....